The weather was electric and so was the racing as more than 400 runners turned out to take part in the final Spur Trail Series race of the year.
Added by Catharina Robbertze on December 3, 2013 at 17:21 — No Comments
A brand new venue welcomed us for Race 3 in the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series 2013 and what an amazing venue it is!
B’Sorah welcomed us for the first time ever and what an absolute gem to add to the Spur Trail Series collection. In the Long Course Championship Race, runners were treated to…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on November 11, 2013 at 10:37 — No Comments
Race two in this series of four races in the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series took place on Sunday at the scenic Segwati Game Ranch.
With the weather playing its part in making conditions ideal for trail running, the 12.75km Long Course Championship race got underway with pre-race favourites Lucky Miya and…
Added by Owen Middleton on November 4, 2013 at 14:14 — No Comments
The Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series 2013 kicked off this past Sunday, October 27, at the tranquil Hennops River Picnic Site. What was not so tranquil was the electric racing on spectacular single track trails that left a few hardened runners with scratches, bruises and memories.
Race 1 saw not only a long…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on October 28, 2013 at 17:11 — No Comments
Wednesday night saw the second chapter of the 2013 Spur KZN Trail Series take place. This time Giba Gorge provided us with a spectacular venue for some electric night-time running.
In the Men’s Championship 10.5km Long Course, it was Mark Michel who left everybody trailing, coming home in a…
The penultimate race in the Spur KZN Trail Series took place in the tranquil setting of the Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve, despite the weather deciding to spice things up with clouds building overhead and the threat of rain getting greater and greater the closer to start time.
The Championship Race…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on October 17, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments
In the men’s Championship 11.3km race it was two-time runner up Owen Bengo who crossed the finish line in 1st place, coming home…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on October 21, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments
Inanda Dam dished up a great day of racing to kick off the 2013 Spur KZN Trail Series. This, the 3rd edition of the KZN Trail Series, will see runners test themselves over four unique and challenging courses over the next three weeks, with Series results…Continue
Added by Catharina Robbertze on October 7, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments
The Spur KZN Trail Series is set to kick off on Sunday and promises to again be a highlight on runners’ calendars in October. Entries for this popular event are now open and going fast.Continue
Added by Catharina Robbertze on October 2, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments
Did SuperSport catch you in action at the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series 2013?
SuperSport have put together a 30min screening which captures all the action and excitement of this past Spur CWTS13!
The screening will premier on 1 October 2013 at 18h30 on SuperSport Channel 8, and will be repeated as per the screening time-table below.…
Added by Claire Davidson on August 29, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments
The fourth and final instalment of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series 2013 could not have been wilder as the Cape of Storms showed her true colours in Kleinmond. With rain and gusts of wind up to 70km/h, it was going to be some finale.
I have run out of superlatives for Bernard Rukadza as he claimed yet…
Added by Claire Davidson on August 19, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments
It was another spectacular warm winter’s day that greeted more than 700 eager and wide-eyed runners for Race 3 of 4 in the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series 2013.
The spires of the Afrikaans Taal Monument and spectacular rock formations of Paarl Nature Reserve played host this week, with the course dishing up…
Added by Claire Davidson on August 6, 2013 at 13:51 — No Comments
It may have been a new start venue and a new route, but the Tygerberg Nature Reserve dished up yet another uncompromising trail race in wet, slippery conditions.
Despite the cold, wet Cape winter weather, over 650 competitors transformed the tranquil Olienhout Park into a spectacular race arena awash with…
Added by Claire Davidson on July 29, 2013 at 14:05 — No Comments
Written by Jörg Schmid
It’s always nice to be part of something new. I guess this appreciation was shared by the 90 or so runners who casually lined up for the inaugural Wildrunner GLB46 Ultra. GLB stands for Groenlandberg (Nature Reserve) outside Grabouw in the Western Cape where the run was held. 46 – well that’s the length of the trail run in kilometres and Ultra underlines the fact that this was going to be longer…Continue
Added by Claire Davidson on July 26, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments
Spectacular weather and magnificent scenery greeted over 730 runners as they lined up at the Paul Cluver Wine Estate for Race 1 of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series 2013.
Despite the bite of the early morning chill, shivering but eager runners lined up at the start line and the 16km long course…
Added by Claire Davidson on July 22, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments
One of South Africa’s favourite trail running sons, Nic de…Continue
Added by Tamaryn Middleton on July 20, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments
After two years as a presenting sponsor of Wildrunner’s iconic Trail Series short course challenge, Spur Steak Ranches - South Africa’s most loved family restaurant – will from mid-July take over as title sponsors of this national trail running event brand.
Added by Claire Davidson on July 17, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
The fourth and final instalment of the Gauteng Winter Trail Series 2013 (GWTS13) took place in the Pelindaba Nature Reserve and what a race it was! As has been the trend over the last 4 weeks, the sun was out in full force and prime trail…Continue
It was another clear dawn as the runners made their way to the start line and set off for the pen-ultimate race of the 2013 Gauteng Winter Trail…Continue
Added by Owen Middleton on June 24, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
Race 2 of the Gauteng Winter Trail Series took part at the majestic Hennops River farm. More than 1200 excited runners entered for this race which had an added extra-long course for those feeling a little more hard-core! This XL course took runners over 20km of undulating trails which had it all; hills, rocky descents, a river crossing and forest trails.…Continue
Added by Claire Davidson on June 18, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments